Pentagon Plan Would Expand Role for Military on U.S.-Mexico Border

HeadlineApr 29, 2019

Top Pentagon officials are backing a Department of Homeland Security request to allow members of the U.S. military to come in contact with migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. If approved, the plan would provide waivers for about 300 troops to work as cooks and drivers for immigration agencies. The plan would also bring in military lawyers to work on immigration cases in civilian courts.

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